Physical fitness

Physical fitness

Body weight and body image

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English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Marion P. Olmsted
Traci McFarlane
Publisher: 
BMC Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
London, UK

Examines body weight and image issues for Canadian women, including the impacts of weight prejudice. (From Women's Health Surveillance Report: A Multidimensional Look at the Health of Canadian Women)

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14726874
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Includes bibliographical references.

Heart healthy workplaces: a workplace guide to improve the heart health of employees in the districts of Sudbury & Manitoulin

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English
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Paper
Publisher: 
Sudbury & District Health Unit
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Sudbury, ON

Provides guidelines and suggestions to help workplaces implement heart healthy programs and policies.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WORK.S83 2002

Estronaut: a forum for women's health

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
GenneX Healthcare Technologies
Publication Place: 
Chicago, IL

Provides Internet-based communications and information services on women's health topics to the consumer.

Mothers in motion

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English
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Online
Author: 
Elizabeth Mansfield
Publisher: 
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Seeks to get new mothers back into a physical activity routine, or getting them active for the first time after giving birth. Includes a quiz: 'Are you ready to become physically active?'

GirlsHealth.gov

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
National Women's Health Information Center
Publication Place: 
Fairfax, VA

Gives girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable, current health information. Focuses on many health topics that respond to adolescent girls’ health concerns.

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Women and active living

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Women's Health Bureau
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Prepared for the Canada-U.S.A. Women's Health Forum in 1996. Discusses physical actvity and barriers to participation for children and youth, women in midlife and older women.

Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity

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Groups Served: 
All women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy

Works in partnership with Sport Canada and with Canada's sport and active living communities to encourage girls and women of all ages to participate in sports and achieve gender equity in the sport community.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-562-5667
Email Address: 
caaws@caaws.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613-562-5668
Street Address: 
N202-801 King Edward Ave
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 6N5

Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
Services Provided: 
Research

Advises, educates and informs Canadians and professionals about the importance of leading healthy, active lifestyles.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613- 233-5528
Email Address: 
info@cflri.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
613- 233-5536
Street Address: 
201-185 Somerset St W
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 0J2

YMCA of Greater Toronto Choices for Living Program

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support

Provides emotional support to women experiencing mental health difficulties.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-487-7151
Email Address: 
spalmateer@ywcator.org
Fax Number: 
416-487-7154
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-843-9622
Street Address: 
Bongard House
Addt'l Street Address: 
80 Woodlawn Ave E
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4T 1C1

YWCA of St.Thomas-Elgin

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Groups Served: 
Families
Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Contact Info
Street Address: 
16 Mary St W
City: 
St. Thomas
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
N5P 2S3
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